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American Pro Diving Center Manatee Snorkel Tour

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Address: 821 Southeast Highway 19, Crystal River, FL 34429
Phone Number: 1-352-563-0041
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Description: American Pro Diving Center offers guided Crystal River dive and snorkel...
American Pro Diving Center offers guided Crystal River dive and snorkel Manatee tours for over 18 years in florida. Our snorkel with manatee tours are guided by in water professional divemasters and is just one of the reasons we received many awards from state and local educational systems as well as the National Geographic Dive Center Award from PADI and National Geographic. Experience manatee tours with all the comforts that a five star facility has to offer in Crystal River, Florida.Our trips are successful because the dive masters educate on the manatee and the manners of being in their environment while on the manatee snorkel tours. The guides enter the water with you so that both you and the Manatees have a safe and enjoyable time even if you are new to snorkeling. This can be the experience of a lifetime on our Crystal River manatee snorkel.
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Awesome manatee tour, well run outfit, great guide

Did a manatee snorkel and freshwater dive package with American Pro Diving. Top notch day from finish to end, not just from what I saw but the professionalism and skills of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Did a manatee snorkel and freshwater dive package with American Pro Diving. Top notch day from finish to end, not just from what I saw but the professionalism and skills of the staff start to finish. Check in and equipment selection were efficient, dive guide Phil was knowledgeable, competent, and friendly. nest of all was snorkeling with the manatee for... More 

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Minusio, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We boked with them 3 dives, Devil's Den, Blue Grotto and the Crystal River one. we had Cory as a dive master for the cave dives and he was just great, really professional and friendly. for the Crystal River dive we had Sean and he was also very good tour guide. We will be back!!!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We found American Pro Diving Center online and wish we had done some more research before our trip to Florida. First off the Manatees are difficult to locate in Summer since many vacate Kings Bay for the Gulf waters. We were told about 60 remain in the bay. So they actually search for them for us tourists. It can take... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This is quite possibly the best tour I have taken to interact with Manatees. Captain Shawn made sure we all had a wonderful and amazing adventure. He entered the water with us and took equal care of his customers and the manatees. We got to watch a baby nurse from it's mother. He shot underwater video footage for us that... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We had a fantastic time getting scuba certified at American Pro Diving Center. Our scuba instructor Joe was awesome, it was a blast to be a part of his class. You should request him. I would highly recommend this place for a two day scuba certification class.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

What a great experience !!.. Not only did we swim with a mother manatee and her baby today but our guide Sean was awesome, everything a guide needs to be, professional, knowledgeable and funny !!..We will be back. Thanks

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Ocean Springs, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We did two trips with these folks: a "Swim with the manatees" and a drift dive down the Rainbow river. The staff and crews are friendly (especially Phil) and very helpful. The dive shop is well stocked. The boat can be a bit crowded when full, but not as crowded as some boats we have been on. Great tip, it... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Our tour guide, Cory was very professional, had an answer to every question imaginable, and had a humorous side too. There's about 20 people on the tour with you, and luckily within 10 minutes we found a female manatee - who was extremely playful for an hour and a half! Even though it was the summer we did see about... More 

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Sammamish, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is well worth the drive to have an opportunity to see these gentle animals. The tour guide was insightful about the river area and the animals. I liked the care that has been taken to have roped off areas to protect manatees who want to avoid the snorkeling tourists. However, it was very fun to be in their habitat... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The location was easy to find and I think the rate was great for it being summer. The tour guide, Corey, was great-very friendly and knowledgeable. We saw a couple of manatees when we were actually snorkeling. In the summer they swim out and don't reside in the area as much as in winter but we did see and touch... More 

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